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India’s Love Commandos – The Vigilantes Protecting Young Couples Against Prejudice

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 05:43 AM PST

Marrying for love is still taboo in many parts of India, especially outside the boundaries of caste or religion. But there are people who do sympathize with young couples, like the Love Commandos, a four-man activist organisation based in the nation's capital, New Delhi. Their mission is to help couples elope and start a new life together, safely away from the wrath of their families.

Meet Tanu, the Japanese Raccoon Dog Taking the Internet by Storm

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 05:04 AM PST

The internet is going crazy over photographs of Tanu, an adorable dog that belongs to a canine species called tanuki, also known as 'Japanese raccoon dog'. Most Westerners mistake the tanuki for a raccoon or badger, but it is in fact a canine breed.

Dutch Police Trains Eagles to Tackle Pesky Drone Problem

Posted: 03 Feb 2016 04:34 AM PST

The Dutch are using an ingenious, low-cost, totally organic solution to the country’s increasing drone problem – they're having eagles trained to attack the flying machine as they would their usual prey.

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